Glazed Carrots

Nothing complicated for this candy like vegetable side. Ingredients: 1 ½ lbs carrots sliced ½ inch thick ¼ cup butter ¼ cup brown sugar ¼ teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon chopped parsley Directions: Place carrots in a large pan and add 2 cups of water.  Bring to a boil and then allow to simmer for 10Continue reading “Glazed Carrots”

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Brownies

Borrowed photo my brownies don’t last long enough to grab a pic. Ingredients 1/2 cup butter 1 cup white sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking powder Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour anContinue reading “Brownies”

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Venison Tenderloin

Ingredients: 2 lbs venison tenderloins 1/2 lb bacon 3 cups dark brown sugar 2 cups soy sauce Directions: Mix brown Sugar and Soy sauce together in a bowl. They should combine nicely into a soupy soy liquid. Put Deer Loin in a cooking tray and pour Brown Sugar/Soy Sauce mixture over loin. Roll tenderloin overContinue reading “Venison Tenderloin”

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Potato Soup

  Ingredients: 8 potatoes peeled and cubed 2 tablespoons of butter 1 whole onion 3 garlic cloves 3 stalks celery 1/2 pound of cubed ham 1 cup heavy cream 4 potatoes peeled cubed salt and pepper to taste Steps: In a heavy pan saute garlic, celery and onions in butter. Add in ham and potatoes,Continue reading “Potato Soup”

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Butternut Squash Soup

Ingredients: 2 Carrots cut to 1 inch pieces 1 chopped sweet onion 3 lbs butternut squash (or pumpkin) chopped into 1 inch pieces 6 cups of chicken broth 1 tsp orange zest 3 TBS White Wine Vinegar 3/4 tsp kosher salt 1/2 tsp white pepper (omit for pumpkin soup) 1/2 tsp hot sauce (omit forContinue reading “Butternut Squash Soup”

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Check Your Local Code Before You Get Urban Chickens

Looking to keep poultry in town? Here is an example of our local code that says yes, we can keep chickens within certain limits, such as keep your chicken house clean. It even says that pygmy goats would be permitted as pets. So are you allowed to milk pets to keep them healthy? Hhmmm…something myContinue reading “Check Your Local Code Before You Get Urban Chickens”

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Busy Mom Menu Planning Tips

Pre-planning your menu will do several things for you. It will force you to double check your calendar. It will force you to go through your pantry, fridge and freezer (helps keep things fresh). It will also force you to make a grocery list (which will help you stay in budget). Quick note about budgets,Continue reading “Busy Mom Menu Planning Tips”

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What is Your Favorite Seed Company?

Time to plan next year’s garden! It is that time of year for me, I am going through my left over and saved seeds (not many this year) so I can plan my garden next year. I have a ton of heirloom and old fashioned plants to grow for next year but I can’t helpContinue reading “What is Your Favorite Seed Company?”

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